Salvi Law Sterigenics attends Stop Sterigenics Lobby Day at Illinois State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 20, 2019) – The Salvi Law Sterigenics team attended the “Stop Sterigenics Lobby Day” in Springfield on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. A productive day was had as our attorneys joined members of the community to meet with Illinois lawmakers to discuss finding a permanent solution for keeping residents safe from toxic emissions of ethylene oxide. The Salvi Law team was also joined by attorneys from Romanucci & Blandin, LLC. Lobby Day took place just days after the Illinois EPA filed a Seal Order to shut down the facility Friday after tests showed elevated concentrations of ethylene oxide in the air. Lawmakers filed several bills Tuesday aimed at protecting residents and banning uncontrolled emissions. Legislators are now also broadening their scope and will look into facilities in Waukegan and Gurnee as well. “We need to act, as the legislature here, on a permanent basis. We need to make sure that proper policies and…

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